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LOCH NESS The Musical @ The Chance Theater in Anaheim – Review

Written by Alina Mae Wilson

Mythic, terrifying legends that may or may not be true…the desire to be believed and believed in…family, love, and finding a way to overcome limitations -even if not in the way you expected.   All these things are considered, looked at, and valued in the Chance Theatre’s original musical, Loch Ness. With a charming cast, sweet songs, and beautiful stage pieces, this show is not worth one viewing but two. Continue Reading

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She Loves Me @ The Chance Theater in Anaheim – Review

All photos by Doug Catiller, True Image Studio

All photos by Doug Catiller, True Image Studio

Written by Alina Mae Wilson 

Welcome to the original “You’ve Got Mail.”  Oddly enough, I had no idea going into this show that is what it is, but there you have it: You’ve Got Mail is set in Hungary in the 1930s.  And infinitely worthy of so much more recognition than that–this is one of the classier and more enjoyable romantic shows I have seen in years. However, I am confident this can be attributed more to the songs’ peppiness than to the script’s originality. Continue Reading

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2015 Show Preview @ The Chance Theatre in Anaheim: Orange Curtain Podcast #4

Shows & Dates (directly from the press release) :
World premiere of Loch Ness – The Musical
January 30 – February 28, 2015

A scientist’s young daughter discovers herself – and a small, magical, and very reptilian creature – on the waters of the Scottish Highlands.

Southern California Premiere
After The Revolution
April 10 – May 10, 2015

One Idealistic woman’s beliefs into chaos when her inspiration is rocked by a family revelation.

West Coast Premiere
Samsara
April 30 – May 31, 2015

Katie & Craig are desperate to have a baby. When and indian surrogate becomes their only viable option, their lives unfold in a whirlwind of imagination and irresistibly.

Hair Spray
July 10 – August 9, 2015

Full-figured Tracy Tunrblad only wants to dance- and dance she does, through her downtrodden neighborhood, through the harsh word of her schoolmates, and through the racial barriers dividing 1960’s Baltimore.

West Coast Premiere
The Dragon Play
July 23- Augusts 23, 2015

One Dragon, her need for freedom, her desire for human love, and the men who get trapped in between.

A Bright New Boise
September 25-October 25

A mans attempt to reunite with family he never knew. Little does the man suspect that this experience will test the man’s endurance, his love,and, most potently, his faith.

Anne of Green Gables
November 27 – December 27,2015

Classic story of a young orphan girl who works her way into the hearts of her adoptive parents.

The Eight : Reindeer Monologues

December 8 – 23, 2015

This show contains Foul mouth reindeer and very inappropriate Humor. For Adults.

Alice in Wonderland
Feb 26-March 8, 2015

Alice falls down a rabbit hole to a world in which she encounters strange creatures and even stranger poetry.

Fancy Nancy – The Musical
May 29 – June 7, 2015

Fancy Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to be performing in their very first show. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn’t the one she wanted. Perfect for kids.

World Premiere
The Legends of Sleepy Hollow
October 8-18,2015

The theatrical adaption of the timeless tale of Ichabod Crane.

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